Subway Series preview: Mets vs. Yankees airing Monday on PIX11
LINE: Yankees favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The New York Mets head into the matchup fresh off a strong showing by Noah Syndergaard. Syndergaard threw seven innings, surrendering zero runs on one hit with seven strikeouts against Colorado.
The Yankees are 21-12 on their home turf. They have hit 102 home runs this season, fifth in the league. Gary Sanchez leads the team with 19, averaging one every 9.1 at-bats.
The Mets are 13-22 on the road. They have slugged .424 this season. Pete Alonso leads the team with a mark of .597. This is the first game between these teams in 2019.
Alonso leads the Mets with 35 extra base hits and has 46 RBIs. Todd Frazier is 10-for-31 with a double, three home runs and 10 RBIs over the last 10 games for New York.
LAST 10 GAMES: Yankees: 5-5, .251 batting average, 4.55 ERA, outscored opponents by two runs
Mets: 5-5, .256 batting average, 3.89 ERA
Yankees Injuries: Luis Severino: 60-day IL (shoulder), Jordan Montgomery: 60-day IL (elbow), Jonathan Loaisiga: 60-day IL (shoulder), Ben Heller: 60-day IL (elbow), Domingo German: 10-day IL (left hip flexor strain), Dellin Betances: 60-day IL (shoulder), Jake Barrett: 10-day IL (elbow), Aaron Judge: 10-day IL (oblique), Jacoby Ellsbury: 60-day IL (hip), Troy Tulowitzki: 60-day IL (calf), Greg Bird: 60-day IL (foot), Miguel Andujar: 60-day IL (labrum), Giancarlo Stanton: 10-day IL (bicep).
Mets Injuries: Justin Wilson: 10-day IL (elbow), Drew Smith: 60-day IL (elbow), Luis Avilan: 10-day IL (elbow), Brandon Nimmo: 10-day IL (neck), Yoenis Cespedes: 60-day IL (heels), Jed Lowrie: 60-day IL (knee), Robinson Cano: 10-day IL (quad).